Friday, October 31, 2014   

Nikkei finishes higher on Wall St rise and weaker yen
(07-15 14:34)

Tokyo stocks closed 0.64 percent higher Tuesday, tracking a rise on Wall Street and with the weaker yen supporting exporter shares, while traders await congressional testimony by US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen.
The Nikkei 225 index rose 98.34 points to finish at 15,395.16 while the Topix index of all first-section issues rose 0.65 percent, or 8.22 points, to 1,273.68. --AFP   
Other Business breaking news:
Athens stock market down 3.6pc (10-30 18:36)
Toshiba half-year net profit surges (10-30 17:27)
German jobless total falls in October (10-30 17:23)
VW confirms full-year targets after 'robust' Q3 (10-30 16:58)
Spanish economy expands by 0.5% in Q3 (10-30 16:58)
European stocks advance at open (10-30 16:57)
Hang Seng finishes lower (10-30 16:35)
Lufthansa cuts 2015 forecast on global economic slowdown (10-30 16:05)
Bayer raises forecasts for 2014 after strong Q3 (10-30 16:04)
NEC rebounds from losses on smartphone exit (10-30 15:25)

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